It seems like everybody and their dog is trying to get a flexible display out there. TDK, Sony, LG, HP, and most recently Bridgestone are all going nuts trying to make this happen. E Ink is no exception, and although they’re not planning on putting out a successor to their Pearl screen this year, they aren’t standing still, either.
The Digital Reader managed to wangle a few demo videos of cutting-edge E Ink tech at an event a couple weeks ago. Here’s E Ink displays using cloth and Tyvek material as bases:
Although E Ink is the market leader, it’s wide open to disruption. The companies mentioned above have their own projects, and academics are getting into the game, too.